Driving in the Dark
A four and a half hour drive back to Paris from the South of France in the dark, accompanied by strong wind and torrential rain - not my favourite trip in the world. Being in traffic is stressful in the first place; add the above mentioned extra factors and you can imagine how much fun it was.
Photoset: Tube (part 3)
The idea of an underground railway linking the City of London with some of the railway termini in its urban centre was proposed in the 1830s, and the Metropolitan Railway was granted permission to build such a line in 1854. The world’s first underground railway, it opened in January 1863 between Paddington and Farringdon using gas-lit wooden carriages hauled by steam locomotives. It was hailed as a success, carrying 38,000 passengers on the opening day, and borrowing trains from other railways to supplement the service.